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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffARossi Date: Feb 1, 2010 4:39pm
Forum: news Subject: CERN Library Publishes Its Book Catalog as Open Data

"Librarians are, in general, very favorable to the principles of Open Access. But surprisingly few libraries have so far set free the data they produce themselves. As one of the first scientific libraries in the world, the CERN Library now offers the bibliographic book records, held in its library catalog, to be freely downloaded by any third party. The records are provided under the Public Domain Data License, a license that permits colleagues around the world to reuse and upgrade the data for any purpose..."

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http://newsbreaks.infotoday.com/Digest/CERN-Library-Publishes-Its-Book-Catalog-as-Open-Data-60894.asp